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afflicted, past participle; afflicts, 3rd person singular present; afflicting, present participle; afflicted, past tense;
  1. (of a problem or illness) Cause pain or suffering to; affect or trouble
    • - serious ills afflict the industry
    • - his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease
    • - he comforted the afflicted
  2. (of a celestial body) Be in a stressful aspect with (another celestial body or a point on the ecliptic)
    • - Jupiter is afflicted by Mars in opposition

  1. cause great unhappiness for; distress; "she was afflicted by the death of her parents"
  2. cause physical pain or suffering in; "afflict with the plague"
  3. (afflicted) grievously affected especially by disease
  4. (afflicted) mentally or physically unfit
  5. (affliction) a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity
  6. (Afflicted (band)) Afflicted was a technical death metal band from Sweden, active in the early 1990s. They were an important and influential part of the Swedish death metal scene, though overshadowed by better-known bands like Entombed and Dismember.
  7. (Affliction (album)) Affliction is the first official full-length album by the industrial alternative rock band Econoline Crush. It was released in Canada in 1996 by EMI, and in the United States by Nettwerk Records.
  8. (Affliction (film)) Affliction is a 1998 film written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn, Willem Dafoe, Mary Beth Hurt and Jim True.
  9. (The Afflicted) The Afflicted are a punk band (also considered a Skate punk band) based in San Francisco, California.They were first active from 1982 - 1988, consisting of Dan Rancid (lead vocals and lyrics), Barry Wilder (guitar), Frankie John Lennon (bass), and Daryl Bach (drums). ...
  10. To cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress
  11. (Afflicted by / in affliction with): Unfavorably aspected. Loosely applied to: (a) any inharmonious aspect to a planet, or (b) to any aspect, particularly the conjunction, parallel, square or opposition, to a malefic planet. ...
  12. (Afflicted) (verb) to distress with mental or bodily pain
  13. (Afflicted) Usually in reference to kender. Afflicted kender have become human in action because of great trauma (generally from seeing the great dragon Malys attack their homeland).
  14. (afflicted) said of a planet in a sign contrary to its nature, as Moon in Capricorn or Scorpio; Mars in Libra, Taurus or Cancer; or Venus in Aries, Virgo or Scorpio; OR with a hard aspect from Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune or Pluto. ...
  15. (affliction) A term from traditional astrology used to describe adverse aspects, especially those formed by malefics.
  16. (affliction) This is a condition of a planet that is poorly aspected by malefics or ill dignified.
  17. (Affliction) (Crippler Crossface)
  18. (Affliction) A planet that is parallel, conjunct, square, or opposed to Mars, Saturn, Uranus or Neptune, or is square or opposite any other planets.
  19. (Affliction) Adverse aspects between planets.
  20. (Affliction) An tension producing aspect in the chart such as a square, semi-square or quincunx.
  21. (Affliction) Anguish, burden or tribulation.
  22. (Affliction) To dream that affliction lays a heavy hand upon you and calls your energy to a halt, foretells that some disaster is surely approaching you. To see others afflicted, foretells that you will be surrounded by many ills and misfortunes.
  23. (Affliction) us a U.S.-based mixed martial arts promotion headed by Affliction Clothing executive Tom Atencio. ...
  24. (affliction) A pain, disease, or something that bothers you.
  25. (affliction) Sanskrit: klesha; Tibetan: nyon mong. Any emotion or conception that disturbs and distorts consciousness. The six root afflictions are attachment, anger, self-importance, ignorance, wrong views and emotional doubt.